Manchester Gilbert and Sullivan Society

Programme for the 2013/2014(82) Season

Meetings will be held in Cross Street Chapel, Cross Street, Manchester and all except where stated will start promptly at 7.15 pm.
Assemble from 7.00 pm.

Visitors welcome at any meeting : bring a friend!

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"Rend with songs the air above"

Sunday 13th October 2013 at 2.30 pm

Professional Celebrity concert by John Savournin (baritone) accompanied at the piano by David Eaton. Many of us have enjoyed John's fine voice and acting skills at Buxton. Professional engagements permitting. Admission: members £5, visitors £7.


"The woman of the wisest wit"

Tuesday 5th November 2013

Sandra Dugdale, soprano, producer and lecturer, will entertain and enlighten us with an illustrated talk on producing G&S.


"everything is interesting, tell us, tell us all about it!"

Tuesday 3th December 2013

Derek Scott, Professor of Music at Leeds University, will entertain us about 'humorous devices in G&S' from his knowledge of and enthusiasm for G&S. A very entertaining speaker.



"away we go to an island fair"

Tuesday 7th January 2014

Composite Desert Island Discs by some of our members. Enjoy their choices of music.


"seated one day at the keyboard"

Tuesday 4th February 2014

Piano and organ recital of Sullivan music by some of our members and friends.


"studied gravely and conscientiously"

Tuesday 4th March 2014

Ruddigore was postponed because of the illness of Paul Taylor. The evening is an extravaganza of items led by Chris Browne on the piano but mainly 'ourselves'.


"his talents he'll employ"

Sunday 13th April 2014 at 2.30 pm

David Kay, one of our members, is an experienced performer and producer with The Three Towns Operatic Society. He will sing a selection of G&S and talk about performing and producing.


"to this attend without undue delay"

Tuesday 6th May 2014

Annual General Meeting plus entertainment.